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Camel milk is the staple food for camel herders.
In the day milk and camel-milk-tea are the answers to hunger and thirst. And in the night a “ kheer” – somewhat like porridge – made with sugar, flour and camel milk are eaten as dinner.
Watch a video on milking the camel on youtube here: LINK
Making the fire for the tea:
And the boiling of the milk: link:
And finally the tea:
This tea is consumed several times a day. I did not witness the drinking of water as much … maybe the milk alone is sufficient.
At night, a ‘kheer’ is made using camel milk, sugar and flour.
Same utensils. Same fuel. Same camel milk. So a small bag of basic ingredients lasts a few days.